Snow-Watch Winter 2013/2014

This is the place to keep updated on reports of snow on the Mountains and Hills of Ireland this winter. Updates will appear below.

admin January 5, 201410:54 am

Another sensational picture from the Reeks by Kerry Climbing. Check them out on Facebook.

admin January 3, 20148:26 pm

The Reeks looking wintery again this evening (from Kerry Climbing Facebook page)

admin December 30, 201310:56 pm

Thanks to @dustybin for this picture of the remaining snow close to the summit of Donard in The Mournes.

admin December 30, 201310:54 pm

Keith Hanna can confirm that most of the snow is now gone from Slieve Donard in the Mournes as this picture taken from Slieve Beg shows.

admin December 30, 201310:52 pm

Shot from Lake Muskery in the Galtees from Christmas Eve.

admin December 30, 20138:42 am

A magnificent photo showing a dusting on Mullaghcarbatagh in the Sperrins, Co. Tyrone on Thurs last. Thanks to Martin McAlinden for sharing.

admin December 30, 20138:41 am

And one from the Galtee Mountains from the 28th December courtesy of Tom Naughton (@NaughtonTommy on twitter).

admin December 30, 20138:40 am

A shot of Lugnaquilla taken over Christmas by Irish Cottage Rental (@cottageireland on Twitter)

admin December 30, 20138:38 am

Snow on Keeper Hill on Saturday 28th Dec. Picture courtesy of Clare Outdoor Club via Facebook.

admin December 29, 201310:21 pm

Check out this stunning shot from Billy Horan that we spotted on Facebook. it shows a cold sunrise St. Stephens Day on The Reeks. The sun was nowhere to be seen for the rest of the day!

admin December 29, 201310:20 pm

Snow on Galtymore as seen in this photo from Doc Dalton yesterday.

admin December 29, 201310:19 pm

Meanwhile, Eugene Coll spotted an abominable Snowman on Aghla More, Co. Donegal today.

admin December 29, 201310:18 pm

Shot from Errigal in Donegal courtesy of Breid Harley.

admin November 22, 20138:35 pm

Fantastic picture shard by Andy Good on our Facebook Page earlier shows stunning views from Purple Mountain to the MacGillycuddy’s earlier today.

admin November 22, 20139:05 am

Beautiful shot by Roger O’Sullivan taken on Tuesday of snow on the Caha Mountains in South-West Cork. Thanks to the Cork Backpackers Hillwalking Club for sharing!

admin November 21, 201311:04 pm

Some snow in the Mournes yesterday apparently but more importantly, check out this fantastic image from @stuartchisholm. Stunning!

admin November 21, 20137:45 pm

No snow on Lug but a stunning scene all the same. Thanks to @TonyBainz for sharing..

admin November 20, 20132:03 pm

And a quite delightful picture of Slemish taken yesterday morning. Looks like a Christmas card scene!

admin November 20, 20132:02 pm

Benbulben also got a sprinking of the white stuff yesterday. Great pic from Ciaran McHugh…

admin November 20, 20131:59 pm

No snow on the Cooley Mountains as of yet. Planning on hitting them at the weekend so hoping for a small covering on Slieve Foye

admin November 20, 201311:07 am

Confirmation of a scattering of snow on Croagh Patrick yesterday

admin November 20, 20139:56 am

An update from the Reeks from Kerry Climbing.

admin November 19, 201310:37 pm

And just in case you missed it, this was the first snowman in Ireland in the winter of 2014. Fair play to Billy Horan for having the energy to build it after his hike up Carrauntoohil.

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admin November 19, 201310:10 pm

Some quite stunning images from the Reeks on Kerry Climbing’s Facebook Page. Here is one from the summit of Carrauntoohil, make sure to check the other shots out at

admin November 19, 201310:02 pm

We came across this shot of Errigal on Twitter by Máire Bhreathnach ‏@MBhreathnach

An Earagail lán le sneachta inniu – how beautiful is Errigal today! #slightlybiased

admin November 19, 20139:25 pm

Thanks to Barry Murphy of Tourism Pure (@tourismpure on Twitter) for sharing this with us..

Season’s first (admittedly unimpressive) snow on Nephin, across Levally Lough @walkhikeireland @WesternPeople

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